Educator Resources for Michelangelo Buonarroti

How did a 26-year-old create one of the world’s most famous pieces of art? Find out in this BrainPOP movie, as Tim and Moby introduce you to the work of Italian artist and architect Michelangelo Buonarroti. Discover when and where he lived, what artistic movement he was a part of, and why two of his earliest works are so famous. You’ll also learn why he painted the Sistine Chapel even though he hated painting. Finally, see what Michelangelo could do besides paint and sculpt, and discover which of his designs has been copied all over the United States. It’s a masterpiece!